Study Abroad at Arizona State University

United States West Tempe

Arizona State University (ASU) is the one of the largest universities in the United States and is known for excellence. For three straight years, ASU has been named the most innovative U.S. public university, beating out schools such as MIT and Stanford, for its curriculum, faculty, campus life, technology, facilities and more, according to U.S. News & World Report. ASU is one of only four institutions in the United States that counts elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners among its alumni. Soon ASU could count you among its alumni, too.

Academic strength: Engineering, Linguistics, Psychology
Rankings: Globally Recognized

About the University

Arizona State University

Established in 1885, Arizona State University (ASU) is one of the friendliest and most welcoming universities to attend.

ASU is also one of the country’s most innovative, forward-looking institutions, with strong links to NASA and an impressive history of advancing research, crafting a new generation of leaders, and preparing excellent graduates to step into renowned global corporations. Away from the classroom, campus life is thrilling, with college sports driving its vibrant culture—and there’s little as exciting as attending school games alongside 400-plus ‘prestigious faculty’ and 20,000 likeminded learners.

Learn more at Arizona State University's official website.

SAF's Student Promise

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

Mahiro Watanabe
“I came here and met so many friends - I found all of them to be awesome, kind and cooperative. And I learnt that it is necessary for us to see with our own eyes and to think for ourselves.”
Mahiro Watanabe, Past SAF Student

Check Out The ASU Campus(es!)

ASU is made up of four unique campuses in metro Phoenix — Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe and West. There's even a campus in Lake Havasu City in western Arizona - near the California state line! SAF's study abroad programs are primarily based at the Tempe location. 

ASU's metro Phoenix campuses are located throughout the Valley, and getting between campuses is easy. The university offers a convenient (and fun!) intercampus shuttles with free Wi-Fi that runs every 30 minutes. There's also a light rail to connect the Tempe and Downtown Phoenix campuses.

ASU’s campuses offer a broad range of styles — big, small, urban, suburban,fast-paced, laid-back. ASU offers a free and fun campus quiz to help you understand the best campus for you! 

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

Schedule a Consultation

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